Façade work has resumed on 450 Eleventh Avenue, a 51-story Aloft Hotel in Hudson Yards. Designed by DSM Design Group and developed by Marx Development Group, the 642-foot-tall skyscraper will yield 379 guest rooms as well as a business center, a ballroom, and a fourth-floor restaurant and bar with an outdoor terrace overlooking the transforming neighborhood. Atria Builders is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of West 37th Street and Eleventh Avenue, directly across from the Jacob K. Javits Center.
HSBC is the latest company to relocate its core business operations to The Spiral, a 65-story supertall office skyscraper in Midtown West, Manhattan. Located at 66 Hudson Boulevard within the Hudson Yards district and mega-complex, the tower is designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and developed by Tishman Speyer.
There are still over 30 units with one month free rent available in the affordable housing lottery for One Bell Slip, a 31-story residential building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Brookfield Properties and Park Tower Group, the structure added 413 residences to the Greenpoint Landing complex. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 33 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $81,258 to $187,330.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 381 Van Brunt Street in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Coffey Street and Van Brunt Street, the corner lot is closest to the Smith-9th Streets subway station, serviced by the F and G trains. Jack Tawil of RedHoek + Partners is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction on TSX Broadway has reached a significant milestone with the completion of the historic Palace Theatre’s lift to its new position 30 feet above street level within the podium of the 47-story Times Square hotel tower. The engineering challenge was overseen by Urban Foundation and Engineering and used a system of 34 hydraulic jacks to hoist the 14-million-pound venue at a speed of about a quarter of an inch per hour over the span of four months. Work will now commence on PBDW Architects‘ restoration of the theater, whose new elevated position will make way for 100,000 square feet of retail space at the base of the structure.